The NZRL offers a pathway for coaches at every level of the game, from youth to international rugby league.

COACHING COURSE BREAKDOWN

Community Coaching Courses (three hours max)

Mini-Mod, Youth & Senior

Three modules to be completed on-line (60 mins), before completing the practical session.

On-line modules include:

  • Fundamentals
  • Refereeing
  • NZRL core skills

Practical components include:

  • How to coach a skill
  • NZRL core skills breakdown, including TGFU
  • Skill drills & games
  • Q&A

*No assessment required upon completion of the course 

Development Coaching Courses (six hours max)

Youth & Senior

Three modules to be completed on-line (60 mins), before completing the practical session.

Online modules include:

  • Fundamentals (if not already completed)
  • Refereeing
  • NZRL core skills

Theory modules:

  • Coaching methods
  • Developing a game book
  • Planning
  • Communication

Practical components include:

  • How to coach a skill
  • NZRL core skills
  • Skill drills & games
  • Q&A

*Feedback provided at one game and one training session

Performance coaching courses (three days)

Senior Club Coach

Online modules include:

  • Fundamentals (if not already completed)
  • Refereeing
  • NZRL core skills

Theory modules:

  • Coaching methods
  • Developing a game book
  • Planning
  • Communication
  • Advanced attack & defence
  • Conditioning
  • Kicking
  • Scrums

Practical components include:

  • How to coach a skill
  • Delivering a skill
  • Skill drills & games
  • Q&A

*12 months to complete assessment book, and also complete game and training assessments

High Performance Coaching Courses (five days)

High Performance Coaching (NRL)

  • Made available to coaches identified by NZRL
  • Not run in NZ
  • Coaches will be given a scholarship to attend the course in Queensland or NSW
  • 18 months assessment

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